Florida Optical Services
Eye Clinic - Fort Myers
Low Vision Analysis
If you or a loved one has macular degeneration or any advanced retinal disease, most likely vision is limited. As long as you have some vision left, we can make better use of the remaining vision by using special optical devices. please contact us if you have any concerns about your condition.
When you come for a low vision analysis , we will not repeat the same tests that have been done. In fact the low vision analysis is totally independent from any medical procedure and is really non prescriptive in The analysis takes about 1-2 hour and it is not covered by insurance. It is advisable that a sighted companion be in the low vision analysis. The family or friend is very important because this person can reinforce what has been discussed and the level of improvement. If you have any questions please feel free to call and we will gladly
Our concept is unique. The low vision is more like a a selective demonstration based on the visual acuity desired and current vision level. Several test may be done in order to achieve the best results. We will tell you if we can help you and what you may need to function better, but in the end you are the one selecting the best device with guidance from the low vision specialist. On your first visit you will receive a quote and a copy of what you were able to achieve. One final word, no insurance currently pays for the low vision devices.
If you require assistance we will provide a referral for a low vision therapist, occupational therapist and even a travel specialists.